The NSA and BofA: Working Together for Us?
GAP Executive Director Bea Edwards outlines concerns regarding new cooperation between the National Security Agency (NSA) and major US banks. The NSA has offered to help the financial institutions enhance their cybersecurity systems in light of recent attacks on several bank websites, including those of Bank of America, PNC Bank, Wells Fargo and Citigroup.
Wall Street Journal: Justice Department Poised to Join Whistleblower Suit
The Department of Justice is reportedly set to join a False Claims Act lawsuit accusing former professional cyclist Lance Armstrong of defrauding the government when he took sponsorship money from the U.S. Postal Service. The sponsorship contract required that the team refrain from using performance-enhancing drugs, while the lawsuit alleges that Armstrong was at the center of a sophisticated doping ring.
Huffington Post: What is an Assange? Part 2
Actor/director John Cusack releases the second part of his moderated discussion about WikiLeaks, journalism, and what it means to be a whistleblower.
The State: HUD Whistleblower Loses Lawsuit Against Columbia's Mayor
A former federal housing department employee has lost his whistleblower lawsuit alleging he was fired for raising concerns about the misuse of federal housing funds by the mayor of Columbia, South Carolina.
Sarah Damian is New Media Associate for the Government Accountability Project, the nation's leading whistleblower protection and advocacy organization.